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UCD Library Collection Spotlight: The Irish at the Oscars

A monthly online and print display highlighting our collections

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Irish Person with the most Oscars?

That would be Cedric Gibbons (1893-1960) with a total of 11 Oscars won - he was nominated 39 times!

He worked on films from the 1930s to the 1950s including the Wizard of Oz.

He was an Art/Set Director and was married to Hollywood star Dolores del Rio.

Here is an article about him from the Irish Times.


Honorary Award - Maureen O'Hara 2015

Available to Borrow - Nominations

Honorary Award - Peter O'Toole 2003

Available to Borrow - Winners

2016 Nomination - Room

2016 Nomination - Brooklyn